Check out our new course ANTH 2130 Anthropology Through the Visual: Images of Resistance/ Irresistible Images

ANTH2130 Course Description (PDF)  This course uses film, video, visual art, photography and new media to explores race, ethnicity, nationality, globalization, power, authority, politics, religion, gender, class, and sexuality. Drawing upon images produced by anthropologists, journalists, filmmakers, photographers and artists, the course asks questions about how images and visual technologies that can look deep into […]

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Ethics workshop calls for transforming research with Indigenous knowledge

  York University anthropology professors organized a workshop recently to examine how Indigenous knowledge transforms research. The Ethics in Indigenous Research Workshop, run by Professors Christianne Stephens and Naomi Adelson, was hosted at the Native Canadian Centre of Toronto. It brought together Indigenous and non-Indigenous scholars, faculty, and undergraduate and graduate students to discuss ethics […]

Summer Ethnographic Institute

Summer Ethnographic Institute 2018

Please Note: The 2018 Summer Ethnographic Institute has been cancelled due to the ongoing labour disruption. The Summer Ethnographic Institute (SEI) offers resources, mentorship and training in ethnographic theory and method to undergraduate and graduate students in the Department of Anthropology, to York University faculty, and to researchers, scholars and members of the community beyond […]

Graduate Program

York Anthropology top 5 in Canada

York University's Anthropology Program was ranked 4th in Canada in the 2017 QS World University Rankings. The department improved on its rank of 8th last year. The same organization ranked the program in the top 100 internationally. With 15 faculty members and eight affiliates, we are one of the largest socio-cultural Anthropology departments in Canada. The […]

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Dept of Anthropology Suspends Classes

The Department of Anthropology at York University declares that all lectures, seminars and tutorials are suspended for the duration of the CUPE 3903 strike. We are unanimously supportive of our Unit 1 and Unit 2 colleagues and recognize the contributions they make to all of the courses that we teach. In responding to this strike, […]

Graduate Program

Pedagogy and Public Anthropology

Please join us for the next Public Anthropology Collaboratory meeting on Tuesday February 13th from 10AM-12PM at York University, HNE 230, (Health, Nursing and Environmental Studies Building, see, focusing on the theme of  Pedagogy and Public Anthropology, facilitated by Karl Schmid. In a sprit of sharing and brainstorming, the upcoming meeting of the Public Anthropology Collaboratory […]